Suzanne Hawson, PT has extensive experience in sports medicine and biomechanical analysis of athletes in multiple domains including triathletes, gymnasts and fitness athletes (e.g. weightlifters). Suzanne has a true appreciation of the resilience of the human body and a deep understanding of what is required to keep the body working at an optimal level. She has worked with a wide variety of athletes ranging from recreational athletes to professionals and Olympians.
Suzanne herself is a fitness athlete and loves to lift weights and CrossFit. She also enjoys being in the great outdoors running, biking and hiking. She is a five-time Ironman Triathlon finisher and has been awarded an Ironman All World Athlete Award.
In addition to being a CrossFit Level-1 coach, Suzanne Hawson teaches injury prevention clinics and is an active member of triathlon and running clubs in her community. She is also a part time faculty member of the Physical Therapy Program at Cal State Northridge where she teaches Applied Biomechanics, Therapeutic Exercise and Exercise Physiology to future physical therapists.
Above all, Suzanne loves to help people get back to health through comprehensive rehabilitation programs and motivate them to stay on the path of health and fitness. Her most recent project includes opening up Potential Energy Strength & Conditioning, a gym in La Crescenta, California where she can take rehabilitation to the next level. With almost 20 years of experience in her field, her knowledge & expertise will get you functioning at your best.